Steve – Driver – Pennine Explorer
Well here I am again on another Tour that I have driven several times before. This year on The Pennine Explorer Tour we are based in The City of Bradford. Looking around, The city it is full of many Historical Buildings, (some 5,800) many of them looking very splendid indeed. Bradford is The City of Film and there are many theatres should you wish to take in a show, in fact there is one just neighbouring The Hotel (The Allhambra) The Hotel we are using for this season is The Jurys Inn, and I must say a fairly new Hotel only two years old and located in The City Centre, The Staff here are more than welcoming, the food is very good and the Hotel Bedrooms are very comfortable and clean.
I have had a fantastic crowd of 38 passengers here on this tour, and from the feedback I have received from my clients, they have all had a fabulous holiday.
So what can I tell you about this tour, quite a lot really, so here is what we did.
On our first day we journeyed up to Bradford with a Lunch stop in The Historic Market Town of Stamford.
On our second day we visited The Market Town of Grassington in the morning, and we then visited The Market Town of Skipton with an included Boat Trip on The Leeds to Liverpool Canal (1 hour) in the evening after dinner we went on an optional excursion to The Village of Esholt, and the original Woolpack Pub used in the filming of The Television Programme Emmerdale. ( I have attached a photo of my clients outside The Woolpack)
On our third day we took a Journey on The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, most famous for the filming of The Railway Children, from Oxenhope through to Keighley and then on to The setting of Howarth for lunch, most famed for The Bronte Sisters.
On our fourth day we visited the burgh of Pendle most famous for Pendle Hill and The Witches, we then continued into The dramatic scenery of The Forrest of Bowland, an area of natural outstanding beauty, and we had a comfort stop in the peaceful village of Slaidburn, before continuing to The former Spa town of Settle for Lunch, we then made our way back to Bradford via Oswaldtwizle Mills.
Steve – 12th April 2012